Director of Managed Cloud Services
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Sleepy Giant runs persistent online games and communities of all sizes. We specialize in working with game studios to get their games to market, through a blend of strategic planning, smart design, cutting edge technologies, rock solid operations and real-time marketing.
Our team takes an analytic approach to games to match and support our creative counterparts at development studios. Partners we work with include Activision, Disney, Atari and THQ.
As Director of Managed Cloud Services your role is integral to our success. The core of how we succeed is through developing white-label web services for game studios, which we build on the Joyent cloud.
As our Managed Cloud Services Director, you'll have a key role in refining this process, and have the opportunity to explore new technologies (like Chef) to build out more efficient virtualized development environments.
You'll lead our 5-person systems engineering team and will help us devise best practices for build and release not only for our Chicago office, but for our whole company.
Come make a difference -- manage a great team, streamline processes and get the chance to innovate with cutting edge technologies.
Our Ideal Candidate:
* Has configured and deployed source code with Chef, Puppet or Capistrano to scalable cloud systems.
* Has managed a large 24x7 web application using RedHat or other Linux architecture.
* Has led and managed scaling of a systems and development operations team working with a 100% SLA.
* Experience coding with Ruby, Python, or Perl.
* Has used NoSQL databases including Redis or MongoDB to manage large sets of application data.
You Can Look Forward To:
*Our team is small and talented. Your contribution will matter.
*Growth opportunities. We are growing quickly and there are tracks for advancement.
*Great perks! We are committed to our team's high quality of life, including an excellent benefits package:
- full medical, dental, and vision benefits
- stock option plan in the works!
- fully stocked pantry, bagel Mondays
- paid vacation days
* This is a full time on-site position located at our office in Chicago, IL.
* Sleepy Giant is unable to sponsor or transfer work visas at this time.
How To Apply:
* The Sourcery will be the first point of contact.
* All applications receive a response.
* All applications are kept strictly confidential.
* To apply, click the link!